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‘Not just email archiving’ – Introducing, GFI Archiver 2015

GFI Archiver 2015, a rebranded and updated version of GFI MailArchiver, is available today and we asked its product manager, Ian Bugeja, to tell us why the product has been rebranded and what’s new in this version.

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Security 101 – Algorithms

In this post we take a look at the encryption algorithms that are in common use today and those that are no longer in vogue. We’ll also see how encryption can be used both to obscure and to validate data and when you want to use one type of algorithm over another.

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The lesson of Sandworm: patched but not protected

You diligently apply each and every patch as soon as it’s released – the Sandworm attack shows us it still doesn’t mean you’re protected from the exploits that those patches are designed to address.

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Study: 38.6% of U.S. businesses suffer IT failures caused by non-work related Internet use

A survey by GFI Software issued today takes an independent look into how workers use company-provided computers and laptops for personal activities, and the direct impact that personal use can have on the organization.

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Fixing the fix: Microsoft reissues SChannel patch

We reported previously that many of our users and many people posting to forums across the web were seeing problems caused by last week’s patch for a serious SChannel vulnerability, MS-066 (KB2992611). It turns out the problem was caused not by the actual vulnerability fix, but by the new ciphers that were added to the Transport Layer Security (TLS) implementation by the patch.

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Patch Tuesday one week later: update woes and out-of-band patch release

I’m writing this on “Aftermath Tuesday” – one week after this month’s huge slate of patches came down the pike from Microsoft. Reports of various problems with various patches have started to trickle in, and they range from annoying to crippling.

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What does USB stand for, Universal Security Breach?

Researchers have come up with new modes of attack and all the user has to do is plug in the USB device.

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US-CERT warns iOS users of Masque attack

Last week, researchers with California security company FireEye announced a new bug called Masque and released a video that demonstrates how an iPhone could be compromised through this new attack.

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Adobe joins the patch party in a big way

Microsoft isn’t the only software vendor that came out with a gargantuan update release on Patch Tuesday; Adobe joined in, releasing only one update but that update fixes 18 separate vulnerabilities.

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In cyberspace, no one can hear your router scream

According to your bandwidth bills, a black hole is a region of the Internet from which cat videos, check-ins, and likes prevent anything, including productivity, from escaping. Let’s take a closer look at some of the black holes that threaten your users and data from cyberspace, and how you can protect your users from them.

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